Interview: Gaby Schloesser

Bow caught up with the Olympic silver medallist who is currently tearing up the indoor circuit  Gabriela Schloesser (née Bayardo) is a Dutch recurve archer. Born in Mexico, she competed for Mexico before 2016, and has represented the Netherlands since

Arrows: how to minimise drag and maximise lift

Dr James Park tackles a common arrow misconception  An arrow’s centre of mass (CoM) is its balance point. Usually this will be forward of the centre of the shaft, due to the point being a significant portion of the arrow’s

KTA Diary: Competing in Korea

Kristina Dolgilevica’s KTA adventures continue I returned to Korea to put my skills to the test in competition. Here, I finally achieved my goal of representing my club and Seoul city on Korean soil, impressed with my shooting form, led

New Year: a fresh take for archers

Sick of the ‘new year, new you’ articles? So are we. Joe Parker gets down to the real work you need to put in throughout the winter months Resolutions – don’t bother There is abundant evidence to suggest that New

Cam systems explained

Duncan Busby demystifies the defining feature of a compound bow Since their introduction in the 1960s compound bows have stood out amongst more traditional recurves or longbows due to one specific feature: their use of a cam system. The cams


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NFAS: 3D Championships 2022

A sold-out return to the woods. By Alex Tyler Two weeks. That was all the time it took for all four hundred places for the 2022 National Field Archery Society (NFAS) 3D Championships to fill up. There had been a

LA 2028: still no compound

Indications suggest programme will be same as Tokyo Archery was confirmed as a core sport for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games at the IOC’s 139th Session held in the Chinese capital Beijing, on the eve of the Winter Olympics.

The best archery podcasts

Mimi Landström puts her headphones on for some of the best podcasts about archery There are many archery podcasts on the scene right now, some new, some old. Podcasts are on the rise in popularity. They are great to listen

Easton Archery at 100

The oldest archery company in the US reaches its centenary in 2022 One of the best-known names in the sport, Easton’s archery products are used around the world. It remains a family firm, founded in 1922 by Doug Easton, who


New products: WIAWIS ATF-DX riser

Win & Win was out in Taipei and showing off its new WIAWIS bow Win & Win has continued to plough its own path through the professional recurve archery world, with its own focus on how to solve and minimise

Shrewd RevX stabilisers review

Arne Metzlaff gets to grips with another big name, small-diameter offering Some time ago, US manufacturer Shrewd – best known, perhaps, for its compound scopes – released a new stabiliser system. With the very thin, small-diameter Revel series, Shrewd made

Zniper Zextant review

Andreas Phillip is impressed by a brand new button with some unique features Even though the button is an enormously important part of most recurve bows, the range of options available is not huge. The upper price range is dominated

Outdoor archery essentials

Some of the best current gear for field (and target too!) Zerofit base layer As recommended in Bow 151, these matt-finish base layers seem well suited to British weather. Available in six different unisex sizes – it’s possible the very

Review: Facing The Sea

A light on an intriguing corner of the archery world. Here at Bow Towers, we were excited to receive a book that featured one of the least explored areas of study: maritime archery. The book is called Facing The Sea,

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